Monday, December 5, 2022

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DOJ charges officers in death of Breonna Taylor

Say her name. Breonna Taylor’s family may finally get justice after the Department of Justice charged four current and former police officers in Louisville, Kentucky, who were involved in the fatal March 2020 raid on her apartment. The DOJ accused the officers of lying to obtain...

Vice President Harris urges Black-voter engagement at NAACP convention

Vice President Kamala Harris appeared at the NAACP convention in Atlantic City on Monday, July 18, declaring that freedom, liberty, and democracy are on the ballot in the upcoming midterm elections. She implored the large gathering at the Atlantic City Convention Center to make sure...

Nearly 90 percent of African-American homicide victims were killed with guns, study finds

(NNPA Newswire) -- According to a new and comprehensive study on gun violence, Black men, women, boys, and girls remain the most impacted victims of homicide in America, yet year after year this shocking and unacceptable toll is allowed to continue. The study published by...

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH: Chiquita Brooks-LaSure is making history at the White House

(NNPA Newswire) -- A White House photo featuring dozens of African American members of the Biden-Harris administration circulated the internet during the opening days of Black History Month, and one would be hard-pressed to find anyone as proud as Chiquita Brooks-LaSure. The first Black woman...